This will be a woeful blog post. Despite my best intentions - as written in a recent blog post about ink Click here - I have fallen off the ink wagon and gone and purchased another brand new bottle! Yesterday was the first meeting of the London Pen Club for 2019 and in addition to … Continue reading Fallen off the ink wagon already!
Given half the chance I would take lots of pens with me as part of my daily carry. Despite taking them with me, there are occasions where I do not use them at all. If you read my plans for 2019 you will already know that I plan to select one pen which I will … Continue reading Daily Carry – week commencing 31/12/18
With 2019 but a step away I decided to think about what I have planned for the New Year as far as fountain pens are concerned. If you have read my recent blog post on ink, you will already know that it is my intention to purchase no more in 2019. We will have to … Continue reading 2019 Fountain Pen Plans
I am not a fan of public transport and do not like using tube trains in the height of rush hour. Thankfully, my rush hour journeys by tube are now few and far between but I do employ my own game to while away the time. Guess the pen! The game came from reading books … Continue reading Guess the pen game
With Brexit in the news - well it has been for over two years - I read an article where someone prattled on about the past woes of the Common Agricultural Policy. It involved huge surpluses of various food items being stockpiled and ending up not being used at all. As I put a new … Continue reading Ink Mountain!
The slippery slope of all things fountain pen, is that there may come a time when you part company with a large sum of money to buy one. To you, the amount in question was perfectly justifiable...in fact quite reasonable. You are seen using your new pride and joy by friends, family, work colleagues and … Continue reading How much!!?
You might have read my previous blog post in which I describe the painful accident where I actually managed to drop and break my Conid Kingsize Bulkfiller. (Might be worth a look if you haven't). After reaching out to Conid they said they could help. I have to confess that I expected any replacement part … Continue reading Conid Kingsize back from the dead